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Greg Ellis: How I Became an Oxfordian

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Forty years ago, when I was an undergraduate at the Australian National University’s Chifley library, I happened to notice a fascinating collection of old books on the Shakespeare Authorship Question. One in particular captured my imagination.  (No, it wasn’t the Oxfordian ...

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Law Professor Chastises Shapiro for Misleading Statements on Authorship Question

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Professor Bryan H. Wildenthal of Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, in “Remembering Rollett and Debunking Shapiro (Again),” an article on the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship website, has detailed a long string of misleading, irresponsible, and even false statements concerning the Shakespeare authorship ...

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Tom Goff: How I Became an Oxfordian

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At Tower Books on Watt Avenue in Sacramento, I first spotted Charlton Ogburn’s The Mysterious William Shakespeare: The Myth and the Reality, in a stack of new books, just after its 1984 release. I had learned to love Shakespeare early. ...

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Update on Mark Twain Project Online and “Is Shakespeare Dead?”

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On May 12 of this year, the SOF posted a news item on this website, “SOF Responds to Omission of Authorship Book from Mark Twain Project,” in which we reported that the University of California at Berkeley’s Mark Twain Project ...

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Steven Sabel: How I Became an Oxfordian

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Not long out of high school, while watching Kevin Kline’s Hamlet on PBS with the father of a school friend, he said to me: “You know, Shakespeare didn’t really write Shakespeare. It was Christopher Marlowe.” He told to me to ...

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NY Times’ “Smoking Gun” Is Nothing But Smoke and Mirrors

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PRESS RELEASE Contact: Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship Tom Regnier, President info@shakespeareoxfordfellowship.com The New York Times on June 29 published an article about the discovery by Heather Wolfe, a Folger Library curator, of new documents related to the application for a coat of arms ...

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Rollin DeVere Jr: How I Became an Oxfordian

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Names often add or lose letters or syllables through the generations. My father was Rollin R. DeVere Sr.; I’m Jr; my son is III. My Dad’s father was Ellis H. DeVere. Perhaps I’m a Dever or a Devers. Maybe someone ...

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Robert Detobel: How I Became an Oxfordian

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I had never heard of Edward de Vere. I was in the first place interested in Hamlet. Possibly I was too benumbed, as many people continue to be today, by the mere sound of the name Shakespeare to undertake some ...

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Justin Borrow: How I Became an Oxfordian

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  I came to discover the Shakespearean Authorship Question when I was in grade 9. For me, the most enticing thing about it was the drama. Having been a Shakespeare enthusiast since being first introduced to the works in high ...

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Harold Feldman: How I Became an Oxfordian

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Here is another classic from our files. This article was originally published in the Summer 1983 issue of our newsletter. I was never a Stratfordian. I learned my authorship theory as I learned my Shakespeare, and I learned them from ...

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